Help for My Baby Brain

I need lists to remember everything post-baby!

It's getting real.  My to-do list, I mean.  With Scarlett almost 8 weeks old, I'm well past my doctor-imposed restrictions as the busy fall season gets underway.  School has started for Red, I'm picking up work again, and Chase's schedule is really getting busy.  It's time for me to get back to the … [Read more...]

What to do When Your Child is Sick

What do you do when your child is sick? Here is some immediate action you can rake!

There are a ton of posts out there about how to stay healthy, how to clean your home and prevent illness, but what happens when you child wakes up sick or comes home from school with symptoms?  They feel wretched, and you're panicking about how to cordon off the illness from the rest of your family … [Read more...]

How Do You Take Your Tea? #GoldPeak

Sweet Tea by Gold Peak

Many thanks to Gold Peak Tea for sponsoring this post (and encouraging my southern love of tea!). I've heard it said that each child you add to a couple's relationship drives marital satisfaction DOWN by 2%.  So that means Chase and I should be less happy by 4% by now, right?  I really don't think … [Read more...]

Mommy & Me: 6 weeks

Lowes Avengers Build and Grow

It's been 6 weeks(ish) since Scarlett was born.  I feel like we haven't gotten out of the house too much, and aren't doing anything news-worthy, but I suppose feeding and growing a baby counts for something, right? Red is loving Pre-K and comes home each afternoon with tons of stories and even more … [Read more...]

Back to School? How About Back to ME

refresh your favorite spaces - mine is my amazing bathtub!

This conversation was sponsored by Wayfair. Thanks for reminding me to make time for me!   Everyone's been talking so much about back to school (myself included) that we're forgetting to get back to ourselves.  That can mean back to blogging, back to work, or even back to renewing ourselves.  With … [Read more...]

I did it!! Breastfeeding in Public

breastfeeding in public and how I felt during the first time!

Y'all.  I did it.  I breastfed in a public restaurant and didn't die.  Scarlett didn't starve. We didn't have to leave the restaurant and go hide in the car while I fumbled with feeding her.  It was nothing short of a parenting miracle: Up until a few weeks ago, when I visited WSB to become a part … [Read more...]